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Posted on: August 4, 2021

The Fenlands Future

The Fenlands News

Take our survey on concept options for The Fenlands. This is Phase 2 of our public engagement on improving the recreation centre.

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Utility Bills

Utility Bills

Utility bills for the April 1 - June 30, 2021 billing period were mailed on July 30 and are due August 31. If you have not received your bill, please contact taxes.utilities@banff.ca.

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Sorensen resigns as Banff mayor to accept appointment to Senate

Karen Sorensen News

Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen has resigned from the position of mayor and member of Banff Town Council after being appointed to the Senate of Canada. 

According to Alberta’s Municipal Government Act (MGA), a member of a municipal council is no longer...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Evacuation Guide

Fire Chief and Evac Guide news

Pick up a copy of the Town of Banff's Evacuation Guide at Town Hall, or download a PDF. There is no evacuation alert/order in place for the Town of Banff or nearby wildfires.

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Garbage and Recycling Survey

Landfill Survey

With your input, we aim to improve the use of neighbourhood bins and develop strategies to increase waste diversion in Banff. Take our survey.

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Fire Ban issued for Town of Banff

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The Banff Fire Department has issued a fire ban for the Town of Banff, in coordination with Parks Canada implementing a fire ban for Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks due to elevated fire danger. A fire ban also exists in Lake Louise. The f...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Pay Parking Now in Effect

parking station news

Pay parking is now in effect in downtown Banff.

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

New green transit centre & electric buses move Bow Valley towards zero emissions goal

Roam Launch News

Roam Public Transit, the Government of Alberta, the towns of Banff and Canmore and Improvement District 9 (Lake Louise) opened a new transit operations centre today in Banff to enhance service across the Bow Valley, and accelerate down the road towards th...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Plan ahead for free or pay parking in Town of Banff

Parking News

The Town of Banff is introducing Visitor-Pay Parking in the downtown core on July 5 to increase turnover of stalls, resulting in more availability of short-term parking spaces in the core. The Town encourages visitors to plan their route before they arriv...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Solar PV Rebate

Solar Panels on Home

The Town of Banff’s residential and commercial Solar PV Rebate program has been expanded, and now provides eligible participants with a rebate of $750/kW up to a maximum of 20kW.

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Work in Banff

Mountains of Jobs News

Mountains of jobs and loads of adventure are waiting for you. Check out jobs at the Job Resource Centre.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Banff keeps dogs from becoming cougar snacks

cougar snack news

The Town of Banff has launched an information campaign and started construction of a new park to prevent pets from becoming food for wildlife, while protecting humans, and saving carnivores that make the Rockies their natural home. 

To help achiev...

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Posted on: May 30, 2021

Town of Banff mourns children found buried at former residential school

Flag Half Mast

Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen issued the following statement today:

To mourn the 215 children whose lives were taken at the former Kamloops residential school we are flying our flags at half-mast. This is a departure from our Flag Protocol, but this is a time...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Resident Parking Permit

Muskrat Street news

Banff residents can register their vehicles for a free Resident Parking Permit.

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Banff: keep wildlife out to keep them alive

Cougar Hotel News

The Town of Banff is asking property owners to use the Victoria Day Long Weekend to make sure their yards and buildings are not safe havens for wildlife, so they are safe for people and pets, and will keep our carnivore neighbours alive. 

While th...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Banff grocery store named Zero Waste Trailblazer

IGA Trailblazer News

The Town of Banff is honouring the local IGA with a Zero Waste Trailblazer Award, in recognition of environmental leadership for going above and beyond efforts to reduce, re-use and recycle. The Banff IGA was selected as the most recent recipient...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Banff mourns first resident to die due to COVID-19

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The Town of Banff has learned that a long-time resident of the community has died due to complications from COVID-19.

Mayor Karen Sorensen provides a video statement below, offering condolences to the family and friends of the individual.

Although Alberta H...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Free Unwanted Item Pickup

Unwanted Item news

Don’t illegally dump items by a garbage bin or on the street. There are free, legal ways for residents to get rid of unwanted items that don’t fit in garbage bins, like furniture or appliances. Learn more at https://banff.ca/550/Unwanted-Item-Pickup or sc...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Train Station Lot Open

Train Station Lot Sign News

The Train Station Parking Lot is open for the season. Avoid parking hassles and park for free for 9 hours in this lot. Access it from Norquay Road.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Town of Banff to charge visitors for parking downtown in 2021

Final Map_Pay Parking News

The Town of Banff will implement Visitor-Pay Parking and a Resident Permit System this summer, to address long-standing parking and traffic issues in the 4-square-kilometre town site.

 The program is scheduled to start in May to address parking ch...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Environmental Rebates

Dishwasher News

The Town of Banff provides financial rebates to support residents in choosing energy-efficient and renewable energy components for their homes.

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Banff Town Council reduces budget below pre-pandemic level

Service Review

Banff Town Council has finalized the budget for all municipal services, programs and infrastructure projects to be delivered in 2021.

In order to reduce the cost impact to taxpayers during the economic challenges caused by the pandemic, the Town reduced th...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Municipal Election

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Information is now available for prospective candidates in the 2021 municipal election.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

The Aster - Registration of Interest

The Aster

Complete the Registration of Interest form so we can gauge early interest and keep you informed about updates. There’s no commitment or cost associated with completing this form.

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